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  • God-given sexual identity has inherent beauty, dignity, say faith leaders

    • Dec 16, 2017

    In an open letter Dec. 15, a group of 20 Catholic bishops and other religious leaders described as “deeply troubling” the movement today “to enforce the false idea — that a man can be or become a woman or vice versa.”

  • When Americans tried – and failed – to reunite Christianity

    When Americans tried – and failed – to reunite Christianity

    • Nov 8, 2017

    By 1900, atheists and agnostics were becoming more prominent in the United States. Anxious Protestant religious leaders started to argue in favor of a united Christianity to stop the spread of these ideas. For this group, unity meant more than cooperation or mutual understanding. It meant the actual reunion of Protestantism and Catholicism.

  • Christian unity pioneer could be new American saint

    Christian unity pioneer could be new American saint

    • Jul 28, 2017

    Now that the diocesan phase of the sainthood cause of Father Paul Wattson is closed and all the documentation has been shipped off to Rome, the ball’s in the court of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Causes of Saints. Born in 1863, Wattson was a convert from Episcopalianism and went on to be an ecumenical pioneer, helping develop the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.

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